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13 Local Professionals Complete CAP® Program

Omaha continues to be a community filled with some of the most generous people in the nation. Now, 13 local professionals who completed the coursework to earn the professional Chartered […]

Feb 16th, 2022   Advisors, In the Community, Philanthropy

Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® Social Media Toolkit

Help us spread the word about how CAP® is changing the culture of philanthropy in Omaha. Below you’ll find everything you need, graphics and text, to post on social media […]

Feb 4th, 2022   Philanthropy

How to Be an Ally During Black History Month and Beyond

What can I do? If you’ve thought about racial equity, you’ve probably asked this question.  One way to honor Black History Month is by becoming a better ally and educating […]

Jan 25th, 2022   Equity, In the Community

Trends in Philanthropy to Keep an Eye On in 2022

We’ve been working to strengthen our community by connecting fundholders and nonprofits for 40 years. In that time, we’ve learned a lot but we don’t pretend to know everything. What […]

Jan 19th, 2022   Advisors, Donors, Knowledge, Philanthropy

OCF Welcomes a New Face, Celebrates Advancement of Four More

Our people at the Omaha Community Foundation are here to make giving through your fund as simple and meaningful as possible. It’s an experienced and knowledgeable team, committed to providing […]

Jan 19th, 2022   Donors, Our Culture, Philanthropy

2021: Year in Review at the Omaha Community Foundation

Wait, what year is it? It was 2021. But I had to ask the question. Maybe it’s a sign of getting older. Or maybe it’s the pandemic making life look […]

Jan 13th, 2022   In the Community, News

Community Interest Funds Accepting 2022 Applications

Nonprofits and neighborhood groups have until March 1 to apply for the 2022 Community Interest Funds, which includes five resident-led grantmaking programs. African American Unity Fund  Equality Fund for LGBTQIA2S+  […]

Jan 12th, 2022   Grants, News, Nonprofits

$142K Awarded to 15 Omaha Organizations Serving Refugees

The Refugee Community Grant Fund awarded $142,000 to 15 organizations supporting refugee communities and populations throughout Omaha. The fund was established in early 2020 in response to an ongoing need. […]

Dec 21st, 2021   Grants, News, Nonprofits

The Jacobsen Family: Philanthropy is in Their Hearts

 Dean and Maria Jacobsen recently sat down to reflect on their family’s involvement with the Omaha Community Foundation. The life-long Omaha residents shared their giving journey and how the […]

Dec 16th, 2021   Donors, Philanthropy, Stories

Refugee Community Grant Fund: 2022 Social Media Toolkit

The Refugee Community Grant Fund was established in early 2020 in response to the ongoing needs of refugee populations in the Omaha metro. Applications are open each year from January […]

Dec 15th, 2021   Nonprofits

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You can help us strengthen our community, and we can help you make your giving more effective. Be a part of the good we’re growing by contributing to one of our funds or opening your own philanthropic fund.